6 November, 2019

Eoghainn MacLean back at commercial bar

This week Eoghainn MacLean returns to the commercial bar, after a year as a full time Advocate Depute, leading High Court prosecutions at jury trials, debates, sentencing, and preliminary, hearings. Meanwhile, Eoghainn also retained his ranking for commercial litigation in the Legal 500 for 2020. He is a leading junior with Ampersand Advocates, who has […]

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11 October, 2019

Ampersand Advocates Top Rankings success in latest Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide

Ampersand has again received top tier rankings across a number of areas of practice in the latest published guide to the legal profession, Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2020. Ampersand received 60 listings across 16 areas of practice, ranking as top tier (band 1) in Clinical Negligence as a Set, and band 2 in […]

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26 September, 2019

Ampersand Advocates ‘goes above and beyond at all times’ in latest Legal 500 UK Bar listings

Ampersand is delighted to be once again be recommended as a top-tier set by The Legal 500 UK Bar Directory in their latest listings for 2019 published today. The guide says “‘From a user’s perspective’, Ampersand Advocates ‘goes above and beyond at all times to assist wherever possible’. Like the other Scottish stables, a diverse […]

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24 September, 2019

UK Supreme Court unanimously rules prorogation of Parliament unlawful

The UK Supreme Court has unanimously decided that the prorogation of Parliament was unlawful, following the Appeals of R (on the application of Miller) v The Prime Minister; and Cherry and others  v Advocate General for Scotland. Summary of judgment We have before us two appeals, one from the High Court of England and Wales […]

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18 September, 2019

Ampersand’s Isla Davie QC amongst new Queen’s Counsel announced

Congratulations to Ampersand’s Isla Davie QC on taking silk. Isla is amongst 9 new silks announced today, appointed by Her Majesty the Queen on the recommendation of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Isla called in 2004 after seven years’ experience as a solicitor with commercial firms. Isla’s practice covers a range of medical negligence, professional negligence, commercial law, […]

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15 September, 2019

Ampersand junior appointed Contributing Editor of Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia

Ampersand is delighted announce that Usman Tariq has been appointed Contributing Editor of the “Banking, Money and Commercial Paper” title of The Laws of Scotland: Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia, due to be published by LexisNexis in 2020. Usman is a graduate of the Universities of Glasgow and Cambridge. Since calling to the Bar, he has been […]

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